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27th Jul 2009, 18:26
Replies: 87
Views: 9,326
Posted By spheroid

The total of Armed Forces currently based in...

The total of Armed Forces currently based in Afghanistan is made up as follows:


Army - 75%
RAF - 8%
Royal Navy 17%
25th Jul 2009, 12:59
Replies: 33
Views: 5,424
Posted By spheroid

BBC NEWS | UK | WWI veteran Patch dies aged 111...

BBC NEWS | UK | WWI veteran Patch dies aged 111 (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8168691.stm)


Rest in Peace
19th Jul 2009, 12:36
Replies: 260
Views: 34,810
Posted By spheroid

I understood that the Grey Lynx fleet were moving...

I understood that the Grey Lynx fleet were moving over to the southside. You are correct though. Over ther southside there is a mahooosive hanger whcih is currently home to 3 grobs....a pair of hawks...
18th Jul 2009, 18:34
Replies: 46
Views: 6,402
Posted By spheroid

Hmmm I much prefer the Rupert....... I can just...

Hmmm I much prefer the Rupert....... I can just imagine the intercom...


"Rupert 2 this is Rupert 3 over"
18th Jul 2009, 18:30
Replies: 35
Views: 10,787
Posted By spheroid

If its support helicopters you want then why...

If its support helicopters you want then why don't we use these?


http://www.flightglobal.com/airspace/photos/apgphoto/images/29129/raf-mil-8mtv-1.jpg
18th Jul 2009, 17:57
Replies: 46
Views: 6,402
Posted By spheroid

Rupert.........................

Rupert.........................
18th Jul 2009, 17:48
Replies: 46
Views: 6,402
Posted By spheroid

Radar................................

Radar................................
18th Jul 2009, 16:04
Replies: 35
Views: 10,787
Posted By spheroid

Im not sure that any of those figures are...

Im not sure that any of those figures are correct..... They all seem a little high. Its the active fleet that you should be looking at ...not the total. In the active fleet we don't have 176 Lynx for...
18th Jul 2009, 15:54
Replies: 35
Views: 10,787
Posted By spheroid

I think that there are more than 5 Sea Kings in...

I think that there are more than 5 Sea Kings in A'Stan. There are 3 Mk 7's for a start....How many Mk 4's are there?
18th Jul 2009, 12:52
Replies: 260
Views: 34,810
Posted By spheroid

In general terms that plan works but the domestic...

In general terms that plan works but the domestic arrangements would probably put a stop to it....

Getting JHC and NC to do the maths is the first stumbling block.... Move 848 to Culdrose.......
17th Jul 2009, 21:33
Replies: 260
Views: 34,810
Posted By spheroid

The trouble with that of course is that the SAR...

The trouble with that of course is that the SAR and ASaC pipeline is currently toppers with both Squadrons spinning plates trying to train and regenerate crews in Afghanistan..... If you want that...
17th Jul 2009, 17:37
Replies: 260
Views: 34,810
Posted By spheroid

If we need Helicopters purely for transporting...

If we need Helicopters purely for transporting people around then surely these are ideal...?

http://www.guncopter.com/images/mi-8-landings.jpg
17th Jul 2009, 17:19
Replies: 260
Views: 34,810
Posted By spheroid

140m divided by 44 is just over 3,000,000 per...

140m divided by 44 is just over 3,000,000 per engine.

Me thinks someone is being ripped off.
17th Jul 2009, 16:31
Replies: 5
Views: 1,144
Posted By spheroid

Let me get this right...... A country in North...

Let me get this right...... A country in North Africa has decided that they have a requirement for Search & Rescue helicopters..... and they Bought Lynx and Merlins.....


.... That...
16th Jul 2009, 21:02
Replies: 86
Views: 14,357
Posted By spheroid

I understand that the Vulcan will leave Yeovilton...

I understand that the Vulcan will leave Yeovilton tomorrow to route to RIAT.... I'm not sure what time or indeed if that is just a rumour
12th Jul 2009, 19:07
Replies: 8,153
Views: 1,039,246
Posted By spheroid

Is Chugalug talking about the Puma / Catterick...

Is Chugalug talking about the Puma / Catterick accident...?
11th Jul 2009, 12:25
Replies: 9
Views: 1,901
Posted By spheroid

I bet no one saw that coming. It does make you...

I bet no one saw that coming. It does make you wonder why the Sea king simulator is in West Cornwall when the Sea Kings are generally not in West Cornwall (bar 1 or 2 of them). Much the same as the...
10th Jul 2009, 19:50
Replies: 1
Views: 1,230
Posted By spheroid

It was a Vulcan trying to find Yeovilton

It was a Vulcan trying to find Yeovilton
10th Jul 2009, 19:42
Replies: 9
Views: 1,901
Posted By spheroid

I'm not quite sure about our RAF Brothers but the...

I'm not quite sure about our RAF Brothers but the RN simulators are operated by current and serving aircrew. Some of the sims will have civil servants working for them but by and large when you walk...
10th Jul 2009, 08:54
Replies: 12
Views: 2,720
Posted By spheroid

Fly Navy 100 - Royal Garden Party

I'd just like to thank the Royal family for inviting us all into their back garden yesterday. It was a fantastic afternoon and equally as much fun to see most of the Fleet Air Arm on a "Rig Run" in...
8th Jul 2009, 22:39
Replies: 260
Views: 34,810
Posted By spheroid

WRONG. the Typhoon was intended from the...

WRONG.

the Typhoon was intended from the outset to replace the Jaguar and the Tornado. If it was meant to replace the Jaguar then we would have ordered 112 of them. Instead we bought 232 of...
8th Jul 2009, 19:08
Replies: 42
Views: 17,692
Posted By spheroid

A little bird told me that someone has recently...

A little bird told me that someone has recently attempted to conduct a groundrun with the blanks still in..... Oooppps 1 New engine please.
8th Jul 2009, 19:02
Replies: 3,094
Views: 133,637
Posted By spheroid

Take it from me that they don't. Generally an...

Take it from me that they don't. Generally an interview for a civvy job will last under an hour. An interview for this job lasts for a few days.
8th Jul 2009, 18:10
Replies: 3,094
Views: 133,637
Posted By spheroid

No you didn't No you don't ...

No you didn't


No you don't


What hayfever?....No hayfever here.


Some good tips from fellow Prruners here
6th Jul 2009, 21:35
Replies: 40
Views: 3,098
Posted By spheroid

Errr...yes she does. Its her train set and...

Errr...yes she does. Its her train set and Gordon goes to see her each Tuesday to ask permission to play with it. If she didn't want to deploy her troops then she is well within her rights to...
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